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PHFH weekly update, 8/8/2022 (Hiring multiple positions!)

August 8, 2022
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Palouse Habitat update for Monday, August 8, 2022: Construction Update: Good morning; There are three work days scheduled this week. Wed 10 August: Meet at the south warehouse at 0800. We will install an aluminum ramp in rural Moscow. Lunch on our own. Thurs 11 Aug and Sat 13 Aug: Start work at the Martinez…

Palouse Habitat Surplus Sale - Expanded Hours! Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 AM to 6 PM.

Press Release: Palouse Habitat Surplus Sale Expands Hours

August 3, 2022
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News Release For Immediate Release   Palouse Habitat Surplus Sale Expands Hours Moscow, Idaho. (August 3, 2022) — The Palouse Habitat Surplus Sale, the Palouse’s source for affordable home improvement and repair materials, is expanding hours to better serve the community. The Palouse Habitat Surplus Sale is located at 304 N. Main Street in Moscow.…

PHFH weekly update, 8/3/2022

August 3, 2022
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Palouse Habitat Update for 8.3.22, with picture of our Saturday volunteers moving rockwool insulation to be installed in the Martinez Home crawlspace: Construction/Home Repair Schedule: Good morning. There are 3 scheduled work days this week. Wed 3 Aug Meet at the south warehouse at 0800. We will install a wooden ramp in Pullman. Lunch on…

Kyle Hansen completed over 300 hours helping build his home in Uniontown, WA.

THANK YOU for helping build the Hansen Home!

July 30, 2022
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One final THANK YOU to everyone involved in the Hansen Home build over the past year! Here is the “Take a Bow” article we recently ran in the Moscow-Pullman Daily News with a big list of thank yous. Congratulations Kyle and Kyas!   (Article also available at https://dnews.com/life/letter-of-thanks/article_c974bc21-534f-509d-af78-5c13b9c3b09f.html)   The keys have been handed to…

The United Way of Moscow/Latah County gave PHFH $2,275 to put towards the PHFH Home Repair Program.

Press Release: United Way Home Repair Grant

July 27, 2022
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News Release For Immediate Release   Palouse Habitat for Humanity Receives Grant from United Way of Moscow/Latah County Moscow, Idaho. (July 25, 2022) — United Way of Moscow/Latah County provided $2275 to support the Palouse Habitat Home Repair Ramps & Rails program this year. The Palouse Habitat Home Repair program currently focuses on exterior accessibility…

WSU Football Players Volunteering at a Build Site for PHFH.

PHFH weekly update, 7/26/2022

July 26, 2022
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Palouse Habitat Update for 7.26.22, with picture of some WSU football players (thanks Washington State University Athletics!) that helped out at the Martinez Home site on the 16th: Construction/Home Repair Schedule: There are three work days scheduled this week. Wed 27 July: Meet at the south warehouse at 0800. We’ll build a few wooden ramp…

Everything but yellow tagged items are 50% off from July 19 to July 23, 2022.

PHFH weekly update, 7/19/2022

July 19, 2022
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Palouse Habitat Update 7.19.2022: Big news at Palouse Habitat Surplus Sale this week – nearly everything is 50% off for their Christmas in July sale, and they’ve also expanded their hours to Tuesdays and are open until 6 PM! Construction/Home Repair: Good afternoon; There are two scheduled work days this week. Thurs 21 July: The…

The PHFH Surplus Store is hiring pick-up and delivery crew members.

Now Hiring! Pick Up & Delivery Crew

July 11, 2022
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8-20 hours per week, flexible schedule. Must be 21 or older. Click here to learn more! 

Volunteers work to install stem wall forms at a build site.

PHFH weekly update, 7/11/2022

July 11, 2022
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Palouse Habitat Update 7.11.2022 with picture from Saturday from the Martinez home build installing stem wall forms: Construction/Home Repair: Good morning all; There are three scheduled work days this week, plus a “bonus”. Tues 12 July: (The bonus) There will be an “open workshop” in the south warehouse from 0800-1200. We will be building some…

One of PHFH's volunteers, Aimee, Working on the Power Ditch at the build site.

PHFH weekly update, 7/5/2022

July 5, 2022
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Palouse Habitat Update for July 5, 2022 with photo of future homeowner, Aimee Martinez, working on the foundation of her house! Build Site/Home Repair: Good day all; I hope you’re enjoying the Independence Day holiday. We have three work days scheduled this week. Wed 6 July: Meet at the south warehouse at 0800. We will…

The PHFH Office and Surplus Store will be closed for Independence Day Weekend.

PHFH weekly update, 6/28/2022

June 28, 2022
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Palouse Habitat update for June 28th: Make sure to get your shopping done on Wednesday and Thursday, because the Surplus Sale and our office will be closed for the extended Independence Day weekend, July 1st-4th. Enjoy the holiday! Construction/Home Repair Update: Good morning; There are two scheduled work days this week. Wed 29 June: Meet…

Check out our new newsletter archive webpage.

Check out our Newsletter Archive!

June 22, 2022
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  Want to see our quarterly mailed newsletter without getting it mailed to you? Or want to see what they would look like in color? We just published all of our newsletters since 2018 to this website! We’re also working on adding our e-newsletters to the same page. Check out the archive at https://palousehabitat.org/about/newsletter-archive/. To…

A free couch is available for pick-up at the Surplus Store

PHFH weekly update, 6/20/2022

June 20, 2022
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Palouse Habitat update for June 20th with reminder photo that the Palouse Habitat Surplus Sale has a free section outside the store so swing by anytime to check it out! Construction/Home Repair: Good morning all; The weather is looking up and we have three work days this week. Wed 22 June Meet at 0800 at…

Kitchen Cabinets Available at the Habitat ReStore

PHFH weekly update, 6/13/2022

June 13, 2022
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Palouse Habitat Update for 6.13.2022 with picture of newly organized Cabinet section in our Palouse Habitat Surplus Sale store: Construction/Home Repair update: UPDATE: Wednesday will be the only work day this week. The soil condition dictates that we delay excavation at the Martinez build site until next week. We plan to “weedwhack” Friday 24 June.…

Volunteer working at the Denison Home Repair Project

PHFH weekly update, 6/6/2022

June 6, 2022
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Palouse Habitat Update 6.6.2022 with April picture of a Habitat Home Repair project of a specially designed threshold ramp for a couple in Pullman: Construction/Home Repair Update: Good morning all; There are 2 scheduled work days this week, and a 3rd possible work day (to be determined). Also this week we are moving to the…

Volunteer Hiding From the Rain at a build site

PHFH weekly update, 5/30/2022

May 31, 2022
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Palouse Habitat update for 5.31.2022 with a little build site photo humor – one of the Codger Crew sheltering out of a sudden rain storm in a convenient spot. Any port in a storm?!!! Build site/Home Repair Update: Good afternoon all; There are no scheduled work days this week. We hope to be digging foundation…

The PHFH Office and Surplus Store will be closed for Memorial Day

Memorial Day 2022 Closures

May 27, 2022
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The Surplus Sale and office will be closed for Memorial Day weekend, May 28th and May 30th.

Volunteers break ground at a local build site.

PHFH weekly update, 5/23/2022

May 24, 2022
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Palouse Habitat Update 5.23.2022 with a picture from Saturday’s groundbreaking ceremony with the Martinez family! Construction/Home Repair update: Good morning all; There are no scheduled work days this week. Depending on weather and other factors we plan to start excavation at the Martinez build site next week, and we also will start our work days…

Volunteer Jim Fredenburg Triming out Light Switches at a build site.

PHFH weekly update, 5/16/2022

May 16, 2022
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Palouse Habitat Update for 5.16.2022 with recent picture trimming gout light switches in the Hansen home in Uniontown: Construction/Home Repair Update: Good morning all; There are three work days this week; or more accurately two work days and a “special” work day. Wed 18 May Meet at the south warehouse at 0900 to install a…

Volunteer mowing the lawn at the Leaseburg Build Site.

PHFH weekly update, 5/9/2022

May 9, 2022
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Palouse Habitat Update for 5/9/2022 with recent photo of the Leaseburg family mowing the lawn of their Habitat home in Uniontown! Construction/Home Repair: Good morning. There are two scheduled work days this week. Wed 11 May: Meet at the south warehouse at 0900. We will install a modular ramp in Moscow. Lunch on our own.…